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The Twentieth Century Is Almost Over

This song is by The Highwaymen and appears on the album Highwayman (1985).

(Nelson)
Back in 1899
Everybody sang "Auld Lang Syne"
A hundred years would take a long-long time,
For every little boy and girl
Now there's just one thing I would like to know,
Where did the twentieth century go?
I swear it was there just a minute ago, all over this world

(Cash and Nelson)
All over this world
All over this world
The twentieth century is almost over
All over this world

(Cash)
Does anybody recall the Great Depression?
I read all about it in the True Confession
Sorry I was late for the recording session,
Somebody put me on hold
Did anybody see them linoleum floors, petroleum jelly, and two world wars?
The went 'round in revolving doors, all over this world

(Cash and Nelson)
All over this world
All over this world
The twentieth century is almost over
Almost over, almost over
The twentieth century is almost over
All over this world

(Nelson)
Ol' father time is a-rumblin' and a-rappin'
Standin' at the window, thumpin' and a-tappin'
Everybody's waitin' for somethin' to happen,
I hope it don't happen to you
(Cash)
You know, the judgement day is gettin' nearer,
There it is in the rear-view mirror
If you duck down, I could see a little clearer, all over this world

(Cash and Nelson)
All over this world
All over this world
The twentieth century is almost over
Almost over, almost over
The twentieth century is almost over
All over this world

All over this world
All over this world
The twentieth century is almost over
Almost over, almost over
The twentieth century is almost over
All over this world

All over this world
All over this world
The twentieth century is almost over
Almost over, almost over
The twentieth century is almost over
All over this world
(Fade out)

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